A journal of my daily struggles and accomplishments whether it is my weight, exercise, motherhood, being a wife and a friend as well as my love of beautiful things, clothes, shoes
and accessories


January 24, 2020

I am back! Blame my absence on the need for me to have a full-time job.

I found this picture on my phone and it made me chuckle because, in my mind, our holidays are elegant just like I see in upscale magazines or blogs. The reality is not even close and that is OK beca...

November 8, 2019

I profoundly believe in the importance of gratitude, but not so much keeping a gratitude journal if it works for you - yea! For me, I kept writing the same thing,,, I am grateful for Brad making me dinner. Brad took me to work, Brad blah, blah. My gratitude had a commo...

October 30, 2019

1. Make Your Man Feel Important

I let Brad know what a fantastic driver he is, and Lil 'ole me cannot read a map. Brad drives while I sleep or read a book.

2. Know Your Man's Moods

When Brad has a particularly hard day, I let him make me a cocktail (for his self-esteem),...

October 4, 2019

My life is fulfilled when I have Butter, Bacon, and Bourbon.  

I am making a somewhat feeble attempt to lose weight. It really is a full-time job for me, and I see no retirement in sight. I am totally into anything with DNA. The more personal information I can get into...

September 18, 2019

Another symptom of my aging is weak hip flexors. Drinking a cocktail on the deck does not seem to strengthen hip flexors - go figure.

I was in pain and walking like a penguin when I thought a Thai massage would be the fix so I went online to schedule an appointment. I h...

August 23, 2019